Menstrual cycle health

A person's menstrual cycle health can vary. While many people can develop similar menstrual cycles every person has a unique system. Ovia Health has information on how the menstrual cycle can affect you. This includes potential complications or changes in the body, hormones, and immune system.

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How the menstrual cycle impacts your skin

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How the menstrual cycle impacts your energy levels

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How the menstrual cycle impacts your immune system

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Your menstrual cycle and your hormones

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How the menstrual cycle impacts your sleep

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How the menstrual cycle impacts your mood

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More than just periods: Menstrual cycle 101 

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Helpful facts and common misinformation about birth control

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Debunking birth control myths

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Why are Long Acting Reversible Contraception options so popular?

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Taking a pregnancy test: Facts and fiction

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Red flags down below: Signs you should call your healthcare provider

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How do I know if I’m pregnant, or just late?

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No period, no positive pregnancy test- what happened?

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The best time to take a home pregnancy test

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When will my cycle go back to normal?

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The details about sex after miscarriage

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Why might miscarriages happen: Common causes

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Can I conceive after an ectopic pregnancy?

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9 nutrition tips when trying to conceive

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Can tampons affect your fertility? 

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Alternative therapies for fertility

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Clearing up common fertility misconceptions

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Smoking and fertility

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Proper hydration and fertility

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Preparing your body for pregnancy

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Think you’re pregnant? Here are signs and symptoms to look for

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How fertility and vegetarian diets work

“Is it safe to skip my period?” and other common birth control questions

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What’s the difference between infertility and sterility?

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The ABCs of TTC: The acronyms you need to know when trying to conceive

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How to best support your future fertility – even before you start trying

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Things condoms can’t always prevent

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Could an IUD be right for you?

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Early signs of implantation

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Five signs you might be ovulating

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Tracking your cervical position

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Can cervical position predict fertility?

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The 24 weirdest fertility myths

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How to time sex correctly if you’re trying to get pregnant

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Common emotions when TTC

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Am I seeing signs of early pregnancy?

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18 tips to get pregnant faster that actually work

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Getting pregnant after diagnosed infertility

How to use your fertility chart

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Trying to conceive when 35 and older

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Nutrition to promote fertility

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Exercise and fertility

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Tracking fertility to get pregnant faster

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When exactly can you get pregnant? All you need to know about the fertile window

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7 stubborn fertility myths we’re ready to retire

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Four common workout injuries and how to avoid them

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The importance of strength training

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Five “superfoods” that might not be so super

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The basics of meditation

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Wild vs. farmed fish: unraveling the truth

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Do you know how much sleep is enough…or too much?

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Bedtime goodies that may help you boost that deep sleep already

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A beginner’s guide to exercise: starting at square one

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How Ovia can help you be your healthiest, happiest self

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Learn about when you ovulate: One egg’s epic journey

Here’s when your fertile window opens and closes

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Are you getting a Pap smear? Here’s the process

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When your cycle’s out of sync: how travel can affect ovulation

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How to start an exercise routine – and stick with it

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Oils are awesome: From olive to argan, the best oils you didn’t realize

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What’s the deal with gluten?

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Seafood and mercury levels: What you should know

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Good for you or good for nothing? What you should know about taking a multivitamin

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Six meals to boost your greens

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Menstrual cycle length: Just what’s normal? 

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Low-dose aspirin: What’s the deal?

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Obvious and not-so-obvious benefits of exercise

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Managing your period as a trans, genderqueer, or non-binary person

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Endometriosis

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You do uterus: How to be kind to yourself during your period

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Tracking your cervical fluid with Ovia

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Tracking your basal body temperature with Ovia

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Are you getting your omegas? 

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Using Ovia to track your ovulation – even with an irregular cycle

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The good, the bad, the misunderstood: What you need to know about fats

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When’s your period? How to track yours with Ovia, and how we predict when it will come next

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From cervical fluid to sleep: How tracking your body’s signs and symptoms can identify when you ovulate

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The important details about the menstrual cycle and what it means to be irregular

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Fertility recipes: Lamb koftas with date lentil quinoa and yogurt coconut creamed spinach

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Five exercise myths busted

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Using smart technology to make your life easier: how Ovia Fertility works

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Can my diet help prevent PMS? Here are the details

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Fertile window for eggs and sperm

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Change in vaginal discharge: What it means

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Could I have PCOS?

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How much exercise is too much?

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What is anovulation?

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Are my periods irregular?

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Tracking fertility during the luteal phase

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Tracking fertility during the fertile window

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Tracking fertility during the proliferative phase

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Tracking fertility during the menstrual phase

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Who gets mood swings and why

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Helpful information about vaginal spotting or bleeding

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Bloating: Helpful information and tips

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What really causes hiccups?

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Smelling really good lately? Here’s why your body might be doing it

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Causes for green or yellow vaginal discharge

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Why you might have a flushed face

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Cloudy or strong-smelling urine: Is it something to worry about?

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Here’s why you might be feeling abdominal or pelvic cramping